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Monkeys Collection

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Victorian Scrap, Pears Soap

Victorian Scrap, Pears Soap -- a mother monkey washes her dirty son. circa 1880s

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Chimps Tea Party

Chimps Tea Party
High tea - three chimpanzees having a tea party at London Zoo, watched by a large crowd. Date: early 1930s

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Herr Graiss looping monkey, Diavolino

Herr Graiss looping monkey, Diavolino
Diavolino, a little monkey trained by Herr Grais, who performed the loop the loop on a tricycle at the London Hippodrome. Date: 1903

Background imageMonkeys Collection: An acrobatic baboon at the Hippodrome

An acrobatic baboon at the Hippodrome
Herr Grais with his performing acrobatic baboon at the London Hippodrome in 1902. Date: 1902

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Diavolino, the monkey that loops the loop, London Hippodrome

Diavolino, the monkey that loops the loop, London Hippodrome
Diavolino, the monkey that looped the loop on a little tricycle at the London Hippodrome in 1902. Date: 1902

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Monkeys gathering leaves from tea bushes high

Monkeys gathering leaves from tea bushes high on a mountain and delivering them to their master. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Andrea Freschi after Antoine Cardon

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Six monkeys on a Christmas card

Six monkeys on a Christmas card, one of them reaching for some food. circa 1890s

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Happy New Year - Chimpanzee with top hat and rose

Happy New Year - Chimpanzee with top hat and rose
Happy New Year - Chimpanzee raising top hat and holding a rose. circa 1898

Background imageMonkeys Collection: An Interview with Consul the Chimpanzee

An Interview with Consul the Chimpanzee
Sketches of Consul, the celebrity chimpanzee known as the man monkey appearing at the Hippodrome in 1903. Charles Sykes, reporting for The Bystanders very first issue

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Rosamond Broughton with Miss Gibbs by Madame Yevonde

Rosamond Broughton with Miss Gibbs by Madame Yevonde
Miss Rosamond Broughton, debutante daughter of Sir Delves and Lady Broughton, pictured with her young, Siamese gibbon, Miss Gibbs, who is clinging on to her shoulder in the most affectionate manner

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Monkey Cartoon

Monkey Cartoon

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Monkey Cartoons

Monkey Cartoons

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Chimpanzees Tea Party

Chimpanzees Tea Party Date: 1930s

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Advertisement Illustration Monkey Wrestle

Advertisement Illustration Monkey Wrestle
A comic illustration showing a pair of scrambling monkeys wrestling with each other in humourous fashion. Date: circa 1939

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, See No Evil, Nikko, Japan

Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, See No Evil, Nikko, Japan
Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, See No Evil (Three Wise Monkeys), oak carving outside a Shinto stable, Nikko, Japan - Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts Date: circa 1910

Background imageMonkeys Collection: A Big Order, Measuring Mr Jumbo for a New Suit

A Big Order, Measuring Mr Jumbo for a New Suit Date: 1930

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Illustration of monkeys, pointed by an umbrella, Cecil Aldin

Illustration of monkeys, pointed by an umbrella, Cecil Aldin
Illustration of two frightened monkeys, pointed at with an umbrella, by Cecil Aldin. Captioned by the artist, Envy, Hatred, Malice and All Uncharitable, A Sketch from Life'

Background imageMonkeys Collection: The Particular Service Squadron in Ireland

The Particular Service Squadron in Ireland
The Particular Service Squadron in Bantry Bay, Ireland. Assembled as part of a fleet for Baltic operations, primarily against their Russian counterparts

Background imageMonkeys Collection: At the Barber - hirsute monkeys popping in for a trim

At the Barber - hirsute monkeys popping in for a trim... Date: 1905

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Three wise monkeys at the Tosho-gu shrine in Nikko, Japan

Three wise monkeys at the Tosho-gu shrine in Nikko, Japan
The three wise monkeys - a 17th-century carving at the Tosho-gu shrine in Nikko, Japan carved by Hidari Jingoro - hear no evil (Kikazaru), speak no evil (Iwazaru), see no evil (Mizaru)

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Two orangutans with ice lollies Date: circa 1960s

Two orangutans with ice lollies Date: circa 1960s

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Chimp with computer

Chimp with computer
Becky the chimpanzee (18 months old and raised at Twycross Zoo)sits on a cushion next to a IBM AT-5170 computer, touching the keyboard with her hand. Date: 1987

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Rhesus Monkeys at London Zoo

Rhesus Monkeys at London Zoo by Charles Howard

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Postcard design - To remind you of our date

Postcard design - To remind you of our date! Two little monkeys meet beneath a palm tree. Date: circa 1937

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Comic postcard, Father and son discuss evolution

Comic postcard, Father and son discuss evolution Date: 20th century

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Chinese tea farmers using monkeys to gather tea leaves

Chinese tea farmers using monkeys to gather tea leaves, Camellia sinensis. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rudolph Ackermanns Repository of Arts, London, 1821

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Follaton House, seat of Stanley Carey, Totnes Devon

Follaton House, seat of Stanley Carey, Totnes Devon. Built by the architect George Stanley Repton in 1826. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rudolph Ackermanns Repository of Arts, London, 1827

Background imageMonkeys Collection: The Travelling Monkey by Edwin Landseer

The Travelling Monkey by Edwin Landseer. 19th century

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Consul the monkey

Consul the monkey
Consul the chimpanzee, the man monkey who delighted audiences at the Hippodrome, Aquarium and other venues in the early Edwardian era

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Consul the Chimp at the London Hippodrome

Consul the Chimp at the London Hippodrome
Consul the performing chimpanzee, the star attraction at the London Hippodrome where his earning amounted to 200 per week. 1903

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Toque or Bonnet Monkey (Cercopithecus radiatus)

Toque or Bonnet Monkey (Cercopithecus radiatus)
Toque or Bonnet Monkey (Cercopithecus radiatus, Toque macaque, Macaca sinica). Date: 1842

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Monkeys playing golf, skittles, hoops, croquet

Monkeys playing golf, skittles, hoops, croquet, leapfrog, ball games, stiltwalking, archery, spinning tops, popinjay, etc. From a 16th century print

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Proboscis monkey, Nasalis larvatus. Endangered

Proboscis monkey, Nasalis larvatus. Endangered
Kahau or Proboscis monkey, Nasalis larvatus. Endangered. Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H. Lizars after an illustration by James Stewart from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library: Monkeys

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Active gibbon, female, Hylobates agilis. Endangered

Active gibbon, female, Hylobates agilis. Endangered
Active gibbon, female with young, Hylobates agilis. Endangered. Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H. Lizars after an illustration by James Stewart from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Western hoolock gibbon, Hoolock hoolock. Endangered

Western hoolock gibbon, Hoolock hoolock. Endangered. (Hoolock, Hylobates hoolock.) Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H. Lizars after an illustration by James Stewart from Sir William Jardines

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Pygmy marmoset, Cebuella pygmaea

Pygmy marmoset, Cebuella pygmaea (Leonine tamarin, Midas leonina). Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H. Lizars after an illustration by James Stewart from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Golden lion tamarin, Leontopithecus rosalia. Endangered

Golden lion tamarin, Leontopithecus rosalia. Endangered
Golden lion tamarin, Leontopithecus rosalia (Silky tamarin, Midas rosalia). Endangered. Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Common marmoset, Callithrix jacchus

Common marmoset, Callithrix jacchus (Striated monkey, Hapales jacchus). Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H. Lizars after an illustration by James Stewart from Sir William Jardines Naturalists

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Black-headed uakari, Cacajao melanocephalus

Black-headed uakari, Cacajao melanocephalus
Golden-backed uakari or black-headed uakari, Cacajao melanocephalus (Cacajao, Pithecia melanocephala). Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Black-bearded saki, Chiropotes satanas. Critically

Black-bearded saki, Chiropotes satanas. Critically
Black-bearded saki, Chiropotes satanas (Couxio, Pithecia satanas). Critically endangered. Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Common squirrel monkey, Saimiri sciureus

Common squirrel monkey, Saimiri sciureus (Siamiri, Callithrix sciureus). Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H. Lizars after an illustration by James Stewart from Sir William Jardines Naturalists

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Large-headed capuchin, Sapajus apella macrocephalus

Large-headed capuchin, Sapajus apella macrocephalus (Large-headed sapajou, Cebus monachus). Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Tufted capuchin monkey, Cebus apella

Tufted capuchin monkey, Cebus apella (Horned sapajou, Cebus fatuellus). Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H. Lizars after an illustration by James Stewart from Sir William Jardines Naturalists

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Brown howler monkey, Alouatta guariba. Critically endangered

Brown howler monkey, Alouatta guariba. Critically endangered
Brown howler monkey, Alouatta guariba, eating a guaba fruit, Inga edulis. (Araguato, Mycetes ursinus.) Critically endangered. Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Drill, Mandrillus leucophaeus. Endangered

Drill, Mandrillus leucophaeus. Endangered
Drill, Mandrillus leucophaeus (Papio leucphaeus). Endangered. Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H. Lizars after an illustration by James Stewart from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Mandrill, Mandrillus sphinx

Mandrill, Mandrillus sphinx (Rib-nose baboon, Papio mormon). Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H. Lizars after an illustration by James Stewart from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library: Monkeys

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Chacma baboon, Papio ursinus

Chacma baboon, Papio ursinus (Papio salvanus). Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H. Lizars after an illustration by James Stewart from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library: Monkeys, Edinburgh

Background imageMonkeys Collection: Barbary ape, Macaca sylvanus. Endangered

Barbary ape, Macaca sylvanus. Endangered
Barbary ape or Barbary macaque, Macaca sylvanus (Inuus sylvanus). Endangered. Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H. Lizars after an illustration by James Stewart from Sir William Jardines Naturalists



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